Praying Hands (Dürer) - Wikipedia

Praying hands (German: Betende Hände), also known as Study of the Hands of an Apostle (Studie zu den Händen eines Apostels), is a pen-and-ink drawing by the German printmaker, painter and theorist Albrecht Dürer.The work is today stored at the Albertina museum in Vienna, Austria.Dürer created the drawing using the technique of white heightening and black ink on (self-made) blue colored paper.Artist: Albrecht Dürer…

Albrecht Dürer - Wikipedia

Albrecht Dürer (/ ˈ dj ʊər ər /; German: [ˈʔalbʁɛçt ˈdyːʁɐ]; 21 May 1471 – 6 April 1528), sometimes spelt in English as Durer or Duerer, without umlaut, was a German painter, printmaker, and theorist of the German Renaissance.Born in Nuremberg, Dürer established his reputation and influence across Europe when he was in his twenties due to his high-quality woodcut prints.Born: 21 May 1471, Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire…